Cedric Oglesby, Director of Kicking and Punting.

Cedric Oglesby is notably recognized for his significant accomplishments as an athlete, entrepreneur, and educator. His ability to amass these achievements is credited to Oglesby’s unwavering perseverance and steadfast faith in God, while pursuing his goals and confronting life’s challenges.
A native of Georgia, Oglesby played football at Southwest Dekalb High School, where he set the school record in 1993 for the longest field goal. After receiving his diploma in 1995, Oglesby headed to SC State University on a full scholarship to play football and pursue a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. A four-year starter as a kicker and punter, Oglesby’s collegiate football career boasts numerous accolades including: twice named punter and kicker to the All-Conference team; named All-Conference player three out of four seasons and current record holder of the longest field goal and most field goals made in a season for SC State. In addition, Oglesby was invited to the Pro-Football Free Agent Invitational, the nations largest and most creditable kicking and punting combine, and rated its top kicker.
Upon earning his degree, Oglesby realized his dream of playing in the National Football League (NFL). In 2000, the Dallas Cowboys signed Oglesby; however playing for the Cowboys was short lived. Oglesby suffered an injury during training camp. Determined to play again, Oglesby eventually signed with the San Diego Chargers in 2001, and later with the Arizona Cardinals. His professional football career led Oglesby to become the first African American soccer-style kicker to score points in the NFL regular season and the first NFL kicker from a Historically Black College and University.
With a desire to help budding athletes achieve greater success, in 2002, Oglesby established the Cedric Oglesby Kicking Academy (kickdoctor.com), which he holds each year in various locations in the Southeast. Training high school, college and professional punters and kickers, Oglesby’s camp has quickly gained notoriety in the world of football as a reputable and results based camp.

Oglesby a certified health and physical education instructor has partnered with various school systems in the Atlanta Metro Area. In 2007 SC State University selected Oglesby as a member of the All-Century Team, which recognized the most outstanding football players in the athletic program’s 100-year history. Oglesby is also featured in Journeymen, 24 tales of major league sports careers. Oglesby has also been featured on EA Sports Madden NFL video games. In 2008, Oglesby was named to the ESPN All-Time Black College Football Team as the kicker.

Cedric Oglesby currently resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Mia and son, Cedric.